Writer: “The Jewel of Detroit” look more like a corporate whore.
Watch your step.
Before the city closed down the “underground” masquerade for alleged violations, the neighborhood carnival-like bash attracted more than 2,000 people.
The disposal is a serious health risk and a clear violation of state and federal law.
The banner was posted on a dilapidated building with vacant storefronts, boarded-up windows and graffiti.
Barney Johnson didn’t think he’d have a warm meal on Thanksgiving.
As young and trendy revelers mixed, mingled, saw, and worked to be seen, two older men sat on wood lounge chairs on a wood-frame porch attached to a wood-frame house.
A group of Detroit residents filed a class-action lawsuit against the owner of Detroit’s trash incinerator Monday, complaining of an unbearable stench that has been increasing for the past few years.
Often lost in the discussion about Detroit’s bankruptcy is the scope of the city’s troubles following six spiraling decades of job losses and residential flight.
As more properties fall into foreclosure, the cycle of abandonment, arson and blight will continue.